See You at the Dog Show

A preview of the National Dog Show and the MetroKids Fun Zone this coming weekend

You know the dog show aired every Thanksgiving after the big parade? Don't just watch this year. Be a part of it with us.

As we may have mentioned a time or two recently, the Kennel Club of Philadelphia hosts The National Dog Show at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, Nov. 16-17. MetroKids is pleased to be part of it, as sponsor of the Kids Zone all day Sunday. From 8am-5pm, join us for canine crafts, face painting, caricatures and the chance to win some of the hottest toys in kid-dom, just in time for the holiday gift season. 

As you navigate the rest of the show, make sure to enjoy the dulcet tones of John O'Hurley (enter to win his Dog Show-inspired kid's book here) and take the sage touring advice of co-host David Frei. Here's the official schedule of events.

National Dog Show Events, Saturday, Nov. 16

8:00am: Revolution Flyball Tournament (Hall D)

8:30am: Breed judging begins (Halls A&B

9:30am, 11am, 12:25am: Purina Pro Plan Performance Team (Hall B)

12:15pm: Freestyle Flying Disc Demo (Hall C)

12:30pm: Dog's Best Friend Award (Hall C)

12:40pm: Purina Better Together Presentation (Hall C)

12:50pm: National Anthem Ceremony (Hall C)

1pm: National Dog Show Group Judging (Hall C)

5pm: National Dog Show Best-in-Show Judging (Hall C)

National Dog Show Events, Sunday, Nov. 17 

8am: Revolution Flyball Tournament (Hall D)

8:30am: Breed judging begins (Halls A & B)

9:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm, 3:30pm: Purina Pro Plan Performance Team (Halls A & B)

12noon: Revolution Flyball Tournament continues

1:30pm: Kennel Club of Philadelphia Group Judging (Hall C)

5pm: Kennel Club of Philadelphia Best-in-Show Judging

Make sure to check back in with us on Tuesday for a wrapup and photos of the weekend's events (including the red carpet therapy dog fundraiser for the Ronald McDonald House of Philadelphia), plus a list of winners. See you there!

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